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Contrastive Linguistics

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This course aims to study contrastive analysis as a general approach to the investigation of language, particularly as carried on in certain areas of applied linguistics, such as foreign language teaching and translation, where the points of structural difference between two languages are identified, and those are then studied as areas of potential difficulty in foreign language learning.

Topics to be introduced and discussed include:

-                     What is CA?

-                     The psychological basis of CA.

-                     The linguistic components of CA.

-                     Microlinguistic CA .

-                     Macrolinguistics and CA.

-                     Pedagogical exploitation of CA.


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Contrastive Linguistics

Course Syllabus Linguistics_Engl. 705/Syllabus of English 705 - Dr. Rula.doc
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